[passenger] More Desiro HC for DB Regio’s Netz Werdenfelser Land

Not only on the networks Franconia-South Thuringia/Franken-Südthüringen and Danube-Isar/Donau-Isar, but DB Regio will use Desiro HC on a third “Netz.” The official order has been published:

The picture in this article shows 1462 031/531, a 4-car train for the Franken-Südthüringen.

On 22.04.2024, Siemens Mobility received an order for six more 5-car Desiro HC trains from DB Regio for the Werdenfelser Land network in Germany. The new trains will run on the route Munich—Garmisch-Partenkirchen—Mittenwald.

DB Regio 1462 031/531 testing at Wegberg-Wildenrath on 06.07.2022 © Wolfgang Scheer

The EMUs will be supplied with ETCS, and the order includes a spare parts supply package. The Desiro HC trains will be equipped with ski racks for the first time. The new trains are scheduled to be delivered in 2028.

Deutsche Bahn’s third Desiro HC order follows those for the Netz Franconia-South Thuringia and the Netz Danube-Isar.

This is the situation of DB Bahn’s Desiro HC delivered/on order: